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Light Rail Day the most important conference for City Tram in Scandinavia. | Light Rail Day 2017

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Light Rail Day 11-12.09.2017 in Aarhus DK.


Luise Pape Rydahl, Centermanager, City of Aarhus
"Light rail - urban development perspectives for Aarhus"

Jørgen Hansen, Project Director, Aarhus Letbane
”Special challenges: Building Denmarks’ first light rail system”

Julian Barter, OCC manager Keolis Aarhus, Denmark
Operation Control Center – from zero to 100

Peter O'Brien, Operations Director, Keolis Grand River LP, Waterloo, Canada
”New LRT in the Canadian Context – Financing, Freight and Frustrations!”

Engineer Johannes Yezbek, Working Group “Safety” - UITP Light Rail Committee,
Head of department tramway operation, Wiener Linien, Austria
Leadership and communication with driving staff – An important factor for decreasing operational incidents”

Patrick Sefzik, Stadler Pankow GmbH, Berlin/Germany
“Bringing the suburbs closer to the City - Tram-train concepts from Stadler”

Michael Rüffer, Technical Director, VGF Traffic Company Frankfurt/Main, Germany
“We continue Driving on sight” 

Engineer David Keay, Railway Tramway Engineering, United Kingdom
“Maintaining safety in the public domain”

Simcha Ohrenstein, Chief Technical Officer, Jerusalem Transportation Masterplan Team, Israel
“Delays in Light Rail Projects and what you can learn from that”

Engineer Reinhold Schröter, Betriebsleiter BOStrab, Stuttgarter Straßenbahnen, Germany
“Level Crossings for Pedestrians – Safety Considerations of a Man-Machine Interface”

Engineer Eckert Fritz, Project Manager, IFB-Institut für Bahntechnik, Dresden, Germany
“Tampere Light Rail Project, Challenges of Traction Power Supply, part City Center - Hervanta”

Jimmy Schmincke, Project manager Variobahn, Bergen/Norway
“Starting a light rail system in a Nordic country”

Jesper Hansen, Fire Captain, Østjylland Fire Department, Aarhus, Denmark
“Fire Brigade prepares for a new City Tram in town – but who is listening?”

Stephan Marstrander, Student of Mobility + Transportation at the TU Braunschweig
“Safety in the Interaction Between Light Rail and Other Road Users”

Pictures by: Melissa Bartelsen, Bernd Reuß